1st Edition

Pollen Biology and Biotechnology

By K R Shivanna Copyright 2003
    316 Pages
    by CRC Press

    316 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    The author offers an overview of pollen biology and biotechnology for students and researchers in areas such as reproductive biology, biotechnology, aeropalynology, plant breeding, horticulture, and forestry. Citing more than 1,500 references to pollen research, the text covers topics including advances in understanding pollen tube growth, the use of pollen for gene transfer, and advantages and disadvantages of various pollination systems for production of species limits.

    POLLEN BIOLOGY: Pollen Development
    Pollen Morphology and Aeropalynology
    Pollen Viability and Vigour
    In Vitro Pollen Germination and Pollen Tube Growth
    Pollen Sterility
    Pollen-pistil Interaction and Fertilization
    Interspecific Incompatibility POLLEN BIOTECHNOLOGY: Optimization of Crop Yield
    Commercial Production of Hybrid Seeds
    Transfer of Useful Genes to Crop Species
    Induction of Haploids from Pollen Grains
    Production of Other Economic Products


    K R Shivanna